Arrests made over the past few days at OccupyWS and OccupyLA. We get updates from Jackie DiSalvo from OWS and Carolos Marroquin of OLA.
And, the murder of Black teenager Trayvon Martin who died at the hands of a white crime watch volunteer in a gated Florida neighborhood. We speak with Florida based Zoharah Simmons, a civil rights icon who was one of the women leaders in the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, and Valada Flewellyn, a civil rights activist based in Sanford Florida where Trayvon was killed.
Our weekly Earth Minute and, âWho bombed Judi Bari?â Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney were two environmental activists working to protect forests in Northern California with Earth First! They were victims of a bomb attack in Oakland in 1990. They were blamed by law enforcement including the FBI of bombing themselves. The perpetrator was never caught.
A new film chronicles their story with archival footage and moving testimony from the late Judi Bari. Our guests are Darryl Cherney the film maker and a survivor of the bombing and May Liz Thomson the filmâs director.